Argent, A Smart Crypto Wallet App With A Banking Look, Raises $4M From Euro VCs _BEST_
It's based on a multisignature wallets powered by two "money legos" which are Gnosis and Portis. A multisig is a smart contract that locks funds and requires the approval of a defined number owners with their own keys to process transactions. Multis offers the following financial services: fiat/crypto conversion, token swap, international wire transfers, lending to earn interests, borrowing, multisig permission management etc.
Argent, a smart crypto wallet app with a banking look, raises $4M from Euro VCs
It's based on a multisignature wallets powered by two \"money legos\" which are Gnosis and Portis. A multisig is a smart contract that locks funds and requires the approval of a defined number owners with their own keys to process transactions. Multis offers the following financial services: fiat/crypto conversion, token swap, international wire transfers, lending to earn interests, borrowing, multisig permission management etc.
144 Roberto DAVY Work Authorization: Spain and Brazil IESE BUSINESS SCHOOL Master of Business Administration (MBA Program) CENTRO UNIVERSITÁRIO DA F.E.I. Diploma (first of class) of Electrical Engineering, Electronic emphasis BARCELONA, SPAIN SÃO PAULO AREA, BRAZIL EXPERIENCE EVERIS BARCELONA, SPAIN Consulting and outsourcing company with 19,000 employees and over 1bn revenue Project leader for strategy and management consulting division Led up to three separate projects simultaneously with a total of eight consultants, reporting to client s C-level Identified opportunities for 45m reduction in labor costs in a Portuguese bank by performing organizational analysis and redesign, and helped define a voluntary layoff program Developed over 3m in business proposals with partners and directors for existing and prospective clients, especially in financial sector, adding over 1.5m towards annual revenue Managed client s teams to build a business proposal for a 170m tender for insurance and home assistance company identifying improvements in operations and customer support to qualify them as service provider Helped clients decisions on investments of over 30m through benchmarks, cost-benefit valuations and defined strategic initiatives for banks and consumer finance companies in Spain Created and held internal training in banking industry for junior and senior analysts MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS SPAIN AND BRAZIL Management consulting firm with 1,900 employees and over 200m revenue Senior Consultant Madrid, Spain Defined new corporate management reports and integrated management information system for financial control in a major Spanish telecom group, working in five countries and coordinating seven other operations Managed pilot project to develop and implement local management reports for a major telecom company in Colombia Held internal workshops and training about telecom sector overview to over 100 junior analysts in Spain and UK Led organizational restructure of 265 employees in management control division for a telecom company in Brazil Senior Consultant São Paulo, Brazil Developed new SME commercial model for a global bank in Brazil to boost credit to SMEs by $5bn; defining over 60 improvements in offering and pricing strategy, credit risk, operations, branch model, organization, and HR Project Management Officer to implement new SME commercial model, reporting to client s top management and coordinating client s relations among several different areas for a global bank in Brazil Reduced 40% in preparation time of financial reports for management by refining processes for Brazilian and Argentinian units of a major Spanish telecom group Assistant Consultant São Paulo, Brazil Created algorithm to review branch distribution and to identify unprofitable branches of a global bank in Spain, closing 500 in total and reducing 240m in costs Designed organizational restructure for 2,500 employees of a major telecom company in Venezuela; as additional initiative, created tool to simulate organizational scenarios, later adopted by corporate headquarters in Spain Redefined credit policies and credit approval workflow for a global bank in Brazil Spanish: Mother Tongue Portuguese: Mother Tongue English: Excellent Catalan: Good GENERAL INFORMATION Internships Reduced 10% in raw material costs, implemented and controlled quality management system (ISO9001), and developed operations and supply forecasts for a small company (around 3m revenue) in the foundry industry Awards Honorable Mention Certificate awarded by Council of Engineering (CREA-SP) Prêmio Instituto de Engenharia awarded by Brazilian Engineering Institute (both for being best student of July 2012 class in electrical engineering, electronic emphasis) Additional education Business Foundations Certificate, a five-course specialization by The Wharton School on Coursera Principles of Financial Accounting by IESE Business School on Coursera Work smarter, not harder by University of California on Coursera Hobbies Snowboard, traveling, modern cuisine and music production (certificate in Fundamentals of Audio and Acoustics from Instituto de Áudio e Vídeo in Brazil in 2009 and certificate in Electronic Music Production from SAE Institute in Spain in 2010)
157 Alejandro HERANE Work Authorization: Chile IESE BUSINESS SCHOOL Master of Business Administration (MBA Program) UNIVERSIDAD ADOLFO IBAÑEZ Master in Finance UNIVERSIDAD ADOLFO IBAÑEZ Bachelor in Business and Administration BARCELONA, SPAIN SANTIAGO, CHILE SANTIAGO, CHILE EXPERIENCE LANDMARK ALANTRA GROUP SANTIAGO, CHILE Investment Banking Associate Santiago, Chile Led transactions execution, performed valuations (DCF, trading multiples, etc) and due diligences, structured deals, supported negotiations, contacted potential investors worldwide and created marketing documentation, for 20+ M&A successful transactions with deal value of more than US$ 2,500M including: Advised Netline S.A on sale of Netline Peru, owner of largest fiber optic grid of Lima, to GTD Group, for US$ 16M. Planned and executed sale of an equity stake owned by Austin Powder of Enaex, a main global explosives company, for US$ 70M. Managed consolidation of Yarur family holding through acquisition of a minority stake for US$ 115M; negotiated with seller, consolidated financials and managed transaction teams including auditors, tax and legal. Reached 50+ potential investors worldwide, valued and structured the transaction on behalf EPG Partners on sale of Nubox, an accounting software as a service provider, to Riverwood Capital for US$ 10M; Led a three countries transaction for Yarur Group on an US$ 80M joint venture in Chile and Peru between Empresas Relsa, leading operating leasing company in Chile, and Arval, a subsidiary of BNP Paribas; included sale of 100% of Relsa Brazil to Arval. Designed optimal transaction strategy, valued target, organized due diligence process, and negotiated with counterparty on behalf Graña y Montero Group on merger with Adexus, an IT services provider in Latam with revenues of +US$ 180M Investment Banking Analyst Santiago, Chile Researched companies including preparing DCF and multiples valuation from retail, financial, hotel and banking industries in Chile and Latin America. Valued company, contacted investors worldwide, coordinated due diligence and organized management presentations, in sale process of a Chilean logistics company valued at US$ 25M. Advised a mining company on a potential acquisition of a US$ 2B target; supported the company s internal M&A team in presenting the opportunity to board, made the financial analysis and valuation of the target and set potential acquisition plan CORPBANCA: 4 th largest bank in Chile, market cap US$ 4,9 Bn SANTIAGO,CHILE ECM and M&A Business Executive Santiago, Chile Executed sale process of a hotel valuated at US$ 12M owned by Santander Real Estate Fund. Created and marketed Market Maker product in conjunction with Head of the Institutional Trading Desk; studied stock market and identified and reached low-traded companies as prospective clients ECM Analyst Santiago, Chile Initiated ECM department for Corpbanca s brokerage house, after two successful years, the area was absorbed by the bank, and used as a platform to develop M&A business; mentored a team of two analyst. Analyzed results and market positioning of Corpbanca s brokerage house for the CEO and requested its production monthly for Board Meetings; presented the report at monthly internal team meetings (+ 50 people). ECM Advisories included: o Corpgroup on acquisition of Santander Colombia and Helm Bank for US$ 1,225M. o Co-advisor and placement agent in Cruz Blanca IPO for US$ 236M. o Co-advisor and placement agent to Santander Chile on a US$ 1B block sale of shares. o Valued and prepared potential IPO of SMU, third largest supermarket chain in Chile. o Supported CFO and management of Corpbanca for three capital raises totaling +US$ 600M. o Managed due diligence and executed sale of a 5% of Corpbanca to IFC for US$ 225M. o Led execution as placement agent to Costa Verde, on a US$ 200M block sale of Latam Airlines shares DELIKTC.COM Founder and owner SANTIAGO, CHILE Founded a premium online food market, delivery and restaurant supplier company, sold participation in Spanish: Mother Tongue English: Excellent Portuguese: Excellent GENERAL INFORMATION Internship: Finance and Budget Department, Organization of American States (Washington DC, USA, 2009). Received full time job offer. Organizer/Volunteer: Delivered educational materials and did monthly workshop for students of a low-income school ending with a Christmas celebration for 200 children (2006). Team leader of construction group in 2005 for missionary activities through the pastoral office of high school ( ). Skills: Bloomberg, Capital IQ, Thomson Reuters, Excel, Power Point, Word. Hobbies: Travel, ski, golf, basketball.